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Charlottesville Gears Up for 2016 Grand Illumination

On Friday December 2nd, the City of Charlottesville and the UVa Credit Union are teaming up to present the 19th annual Grand Illumination on...

Sigma Pi Fraternity Launches Campaign Against Discrimination

UVa's chapter of the Sigma Pi Fraternity has decided to fight against discrimination and hate speech on grounds this week, asking students and community...

2016 Lighting of the Lawn to Bring Community Together

Tonight, thousands of students, faculty, and Charlottesville residents will gather in front of the Rotunda for the 16th annual Lighting of the Lawn. Beginning...

Donald Trump and Reproductive Rights

https://vimeo.com/193911015 By: Monica Casey, Pete DeLuca, Alex Andrews

Connecting Generations: Pen Pal Program At Burnley Moran Elementary School

By: Mekenzye Schwab, Caroline Coleburn, and Mia Barron We explored the impact of a Pen Pal Program initiated by second grade teacher Rachel Caldwell, and how...

Hurricane Matthew Affects Haiti and UVa


UVa Millennial Alumni Thrive in the Real World

As more information is recorded about the tendencies and characteristics about millennials, Universities across the country are now able to see how their millennial...

Larry Sabato Addresses First Failure of his “Crystal Ball”

In the weeks following election, many Americans are left questioning the identity of the country. Amidst the confusion and havoc of this year’s presidential...

Multicultural Student Center Brings Inclusive Environment to Grounds

As of this past week, University of Virginia students now have a space committed to supporting the needs of underrepresented groups on Grounds with...

OPINION: Thomas Jefferson Should be Appreciated, Not Revered

On November 9th, UVa president Teresa Sullivan sent an e-mail to the university community appealing for peace and civil discourse following a "divisive" U.S....

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Emancipation Park

Charlottesville Renames Emancipation Park…Again

Charlottesville City Council has voted to rename Emancipation Park and Justice Park — formerly Lee Park and Jackson Park after Confederate generals Robert E....

UVA Football…On the Right Track?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNqTZmHW_wE WUVA News sat down with Athletic Director Carla Williams to discuss the balance between academic excellence and athletic achievement at UVA. First up, football.

Prof Talk: Is Facebook a Global Threat?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aQ4QCC1gIo In today's Prof Talk, UVA Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan explains how Facebook has become a global threat to democracy. It's not just babies and dog...